- For the second year in a row, Louisiana’s nursing home care ranked as the state second worst in the nation; and just like last year, the state failed every critical staffing measure.
- Louisiana had the second highest number of failing grades, flunking five of eight quality measures.
- Louisiana failed to improve the state’s paltry staffing levels as nursing home residents continued to receive less than 2 hours and 15 minutes of direct care daily.
- Louisiana had the second fewest number of facilities with above average professional nurse staffing.
- Nearly every Louisiana nursing home was cited one or more deficiencies.
- Severe deficiencies declined nearly five percent despite grossly inadequate staffing levels.
- Louisiana’s failing nursing home care ranked third out of four states in the Southwest region.
|Direct Care Staffing Above Average||31.43%||F||49||50||F||22.91%|
|Direct Care Staffing Hours per Resident||2.22||F||49||46||F||2.21|
|Facilities With Deficiencies||97.50%||F||49||46||F||97.14%|
|Facilities With Severe Deficiencies||11.79%||A||10||21||C||16.07%|
|Health Inspections Above Average||44.64%||B||11||15||B||35.13%|
|Professional Nurse Staffing Above Average||10.36%||F||50||51||F||8.00%|
|Professional Nursing Hours per Resident||1.44||F||44||48||F||0.54|
|Verified Ombudsman Complaints||79.15%||D||31||30||C||80.12%|